Josie FarrerMember for Kimberley

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Kimberley tops the State for at-risk students
Jun 17, 2014 08:36AM WST

The Kimberley region has the highest percentage of students at 'severe educational risk' due to low attendance, according to new figures released in Parliament. It was revealed during a budget estimates hearing last week ... Read More

WA Labor’s historic move towards reconciliation
Jun 11, 2014 08:38AM WST

Fast Facts: WA Labor will today introduce a Bill to recognise WA's Aboriginal people in the State's constitution The Bill recognises Aboriginal Australians as the first people of our country and is an important part of ... Read More

Farrer calls for a new approach to juvenile justice
Apr 10, 2014 08:35AM WST

Member for Kimberley Josie Farrer today called on the Barnett Government to assist with management of juvenile justice issues in the Kimberley. In a Parliamentary Grievance to the Minister for Corrective Services Joe ... Read More

Farrer to make submission to PATS inquiry
Mar 27, 2014 08:33AM WST

Member for Kimberley Josie Farrer is encouraging the Kimberley community to contribute to her submission to the Parliamentary inquiry into the Patient Assisted Transport Scheme (PATS). Ms Farrer said the inquiry, announced ... Read More

Liberal-National Government delays Kimberley housing program
Mar 17, 2014 08:32AM WST

The Liberal-National Government has delayed the West Kimberley Transitional Housing Project by two years, robbing Aboriginal people in Broome and Derby of the chance to own their own homes. In August 2013, the ... Read More

Barnett refuses to reverse Broome Boating Facility broken promise
Mar 13, 2014 08:29AM WST

Premier Colin Barnett has refused to reverse his decision to cut funding for the long-awaited Broome Boating Facility or provide any information on how he would prevent further injuries or loss of property. The Barnett ... Read More

‘Baton of Life’ an unprecedented step in suicide prevention
Oct 23, 2013 08:40AM WST

Member for Kimberley Josie Farrer today presented to Parliament the 'Baton of Life' to symbolise her ongoing commitment to suicide prevention in the Kimberley. The baton was symbolically handed to Ms Farrer by nine Beagle ... Read More

Josie Farrer Preselected for Seat of Kimberley
Jun 19, 2012 12:48PM WST

WA Labor Leader Mark McGowan welcomed the Kimberley preselection of well known and respected local Josie Farrer at last nights ALP State Executive meeting. "Josie brings exception local knowledge and experience to my Labor ... Read More